Hagal Farm Rural Retreat 7 bed room

House - Entire home/apt · Bantry, County Cork, Ireland
Janny

Hagal Farm is a great space for large groups, family reunions, workshops and for hosting events.
We raised our family here, hosted weddings, parties, workshops and a wide variety of retreats.

Your host, Janny
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Hagal Farm is a great space for large groups, family reunions, workshops and for hosting events.
We raised our family here, hosted weddings, parties, workshops and a wide variety of retreats.

The Space

A lovely space that feels like an oasis of calm. This rustic house is nestled on the south slope of the Maughnaclea mountains, with breath-taking views over the Mealagh valley and Bantry Bay in the distance, Hagal Farm is surrounded by nature and the beautiful, wild landscape of West Cork.
Just 20 mins drive to Bantry town, the shelter of the mountains offer you a feeling of security and the lush green surroundings promise rejuvenation.

What's the house like?
The whole house (2 connected sections) can accommodate up to 18 people.

During the main season (May - Sep) we are also available for B&B, Full board or room only rental. We offer a wide range of health packages and treatments

Hagal Farm is surrounded by mature gardens including a swing for adults, barbecue area and you can take a wander in the neighbouring labyrinth.
The original Farm House has a large Conservatory/Sun Room, a large fully equipped kitchen, beautiful living room with an open fire. There is also a treatment room, just in case you'd like to get pampered!

The extension/guest annex has a large open sunny living space upstairs with amazing views of the valley, Kitchen and a Sauna .

There are 7 bedrooms in total, 4 In the annex and 3 in the main farm house.
In the annex all the rooms are en-suite and on the ground floor
Room 1 is a twin room
Room 2 is a twin/single
Room 3 has a double bed (Queen) and two singles
Room 4 has double (Queen) and a single

In the Main house there is a bedroom downstairs with a Queen Bed
Upstairs there are two bedrooms. One with two singles and a Double futon.
The other room has one single and a bunk bed.

Families with Young Kids
Please note that we have one High Chair and one Cot. We do not currently have any barricades on the stairs so please take note of this if you have babies or toddlers.

What is there to do?
Treatments: You can order in therapists to pamper and spoil you. Hagal Farm was originally a health retreat. We have a fantastic team of therapists that can give you a wide range of treatments. Hagal Farm was a school of massage so our therapists are of the highest standard.
Gourmet Food: You can book one of our amazing cooks if you don't feel up to cooking or if you want a special celebration dinner. Our chefs are experts in vegetarian food and specialized diet, but can also make an excellent steak if required!

The nearest village to us is KealKill. It's around 7km away. This has one grocery shop and two pubs! :)
Bantry town is 13km from us and it has numerous shops, restaurants, bars, a large supermarket and a cinema. It also has a great Organic shop and cafe. This is our main town, and it's around 20 mins drive from the Farm. (Kealkill is around 12 min drive away)

Bantry House is a lovely old estate with beautiful gardens that you can visit. There is a golf course in Bantry and the local hotel has a leisure centre open to the public. There are loads of beautiful walks in the area, the nearest one is just on Hagal's doorstep, (sheeps head way) which continues out all along the peninsula. Glengarriff is a tourist town 24km away, which has lovely Irish tourist shops, beautiful old woodlands, boat trips to Garnish Island (Italian Gardens), Ewe Gardens and more.

Workshops and Courses: Hagal Farm is also a great place to host a workshop. In this scenario the Farm can sleep up to 20 people. Please contact us for more information.

Guest Access

Guests will have access to pretty much the whole house and surrounding gardens.
There are three rooms on the gable end that are not accessible to guests... this is just for our storage and our treatment room.

Interaction with Guests

When we are in Ireland we have a house at the bottom of the car park (Hagal Farm is at the top)
During your stay we will not bother you. But we can be available to you if you need any help or advice. When we are not there, our neighbours act as caretakers and they will be available if you need any advice too..

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 16+
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 7.5
Beds: 16
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $2651 /week
Monthly Price: $9118 /month
Security Deposit: $281
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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  • Absolutely amazing place. Janny was great to communicate with, very patient in answering all the questions, and there was many of them, as I was representing 20 people!) She welcomed us when we arrived and show us around. The gardens are magical. You really need to go around the house and the gardens a few times to find the way around. It is so big that we never felt it was crowded. Both Janny and Fred were very friendly and responsive to requests. Fred gave us 2 extra portable bbqs (the brick one wasn't enough for 20 people). He also brought us an axe and a sew to cut the wood for the bone fire. He also was there on Saturday morning when we had some problems with the hot water. Together with one of our guys they fix the problem so we could enjoy the rest of our stay :)
    All the surrounding area is beautiful as well with plenty of options for walks ans cycling (cycling up the hills can be quite hard though). I have added some photos from our stay to my website, so check it out: http://(email hidden)/ciekawe/irlandia-co-cork-bantry-hagal-farm
    the guest house is maybe a little bit run down, but still lovely. Each room with the separate exits to the garden.
    Make sure you have something against these tiny midgets flies (not sure about the spelling) as there are plenty of them in the garden.
    I had a very very nice weekend and my friends too. I am sure I will get back there some day, probably for a bit longer than just a weekend:)

    And see what some of the people from my group say:

    Natalia: Fabulous place that charged us with positive energy, great memories and give us a smile from ear to ear;-) Thank you Janny and Fred!

    Rosie: Amazing unique place with great energy. The gardens are a wonder and I loved exploring them. Even with 20 of us there was lots of space. Already recommending it to friends and family.

    Radek: Free acupuncture provided by local midges was an unique experience. ;) No seriously, very nice place loved by all family.

    June 2014
  • Amazing place I've been in. Cosy rooms, fabulous kitchen and the sauna was a fantastic bonus. The owner is very welcoming! They even made homemade scones and jam for us on arrival- safe to say it was demolished! They were also very helpful- booked a taxi for us, recommended good pubs. Definitely a beautiful place to remember!

    January 2014
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Hi Everyone, My name is Janny and I have lived in Ireland for over 30 years. When we arrived in Ireland 35 years ago,we bought an old farmhouse, and made a good attempt at living as self sufficient as possible. A rewarding experience for ourselves and our 4 kids! We also grew organic vegetables for the local market. I became involved in holistic therapies and had a Holistic therapy centre in Bantry town for years. Our slowly expanding farmhouse also became a place for people to receive treatments and book a room for the night to savor the experience! Our 'healing' farm was born! We loved having people around and giving them the opportunity to enjoy our lovely, relaxing space and gardens. Myself and my husband,now semi-retired!- try to create more time for ourselves, and travel as much as possible. We head off to Europe in our camper van at least once a year :). This is also the reason that we now rent out our treasured family home/ guest annex. We invite you to come stay in our 'rustic' old farmhouse that we renovated slowly and lovingly, a project that is never really finished, there's always something to do....but it is comfortable, warm and cosy, not flawless, it was never intended to be a 5 star hotel!! We give our guest 3 options: Rent the original farmhouse only (sleeps>10), rent the guest annex only (sleeps>8) or the whole place (sleeps>18). We now live on the grounds of the property. Normally we do not interfere a lot with guest, we really want to give you the privacy to make the place your own, your home, for the time you are there.We are always at hand though to help out as we live nearby! Looking forward to welcome you to the Hagal Farm experience!
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